RATINGS: 371   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 47   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
"This seasonal specialty is the perfect winter warmer.”

Prelude is a rich, nutty, full-bodied English ale with an inviting amber hue and hoppy finish.

First Brewed: December 1993
Available: November - December
Malt Style: 2-Row British Pale Ale, Crystal, Chocolate, Wheat
Yeast: Top-Fermenting English
Hops: Cascade, Tettnang, Fuggles, Goldings
Color: Deep Amber
IBUs: 47
OG: 1.070
ABV: 6.7%

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Bierkrug (2129) - - FEB 3, 2014
330 ml bottle in Pompano Beach, FL. Pours a chestnut brown with a huge tan foamy head. Aroma is malt cookie dough, candy and fruit. Taste is a tart version of the aroma and the palate ends dry and lasting. Ok.

ROBC3366 (148) - north reading, Massachusetts, USA - JAN 18, 2014
Pours a dark amber color with only a minimal white head. Nose is malts yeast and nuts and taste is nutty and smooth. Well done. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

crhensel (145) - New Jersey, USA - DEC 21, 2013
Pours a dark amber with a thin head. Nose is sweet malt and nuts with yeast. Very smooth drink with a light sweetness followed by a crisper nutty finish. Very refreshing. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

blutt59 (6598) - Dallas, Texas, USA - DEC 20, 2013
bottled, amber color , frothy tan foam, has a lot of prickly hops, some dryness, plain with some cardboard, never really goes anywhere

TheHopster (1111) - Netcong, New Jersey, USA - DEC 12, 2013
(Bottle). Aroma is a mild and sweet malt. Hazy copper complexion with long-lasting thick white head. Nice semi-sweet malt flavor that is easy to session. This could be a fine English pub ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

gizmo_ber (221) - Steinwenden, GERMANY - DEC 11, 2013
Strong cinnamon flavor in this ale. I wish there was a little more going on, but it’s pretty one note.

Zita (6331) - Assentoft, DENMARK - AUG 24, 2013
light sweet nuts aroma,golden, hazy, off white foam, light sweetness, lightly bitter, light body, oily feel, bitter,

Hansen (8618) - Assentoft, DENMARK - AUG 24, 2013
Brown coloured, faint hazy. Has an off-white head, medium duration. Sweet aroma, caramel and clear candy, funny impression. Flavor starts sweet, faint coffee. Creamy, dry texture.

Westmeister (2127) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - AUG 4, 2013
Bottle. $0.99 crap bin at the local beer store. Why the hell not. Pours deep amber with thin off white head. Smell is big caramel, dark fruits, cherries, rich malt. Taste is similar with a cherry that rides out, even a slight tartness to the finish. Pretty sure this is about 9 months old, but it is drinking pretty nice right now. And what the fuck its only a buck.

craig220 (313) - Crofton, Maryland, USA - AUG 3, 2013
Poured a clear, dark amber with a thin light tan head. Aroma is caramel, nuts, raisin, with a bit of earthiness. Taste is coffee, caramel, herbs, with a strong bittersweet finish.

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